Regular – Making a Change: Popular New Year’s Resolutions

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50 New Years resolution ideas and how to achieve them
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  1. What industry do you work in and what is your role?
  2. What are your responses in your role / position?
  3. Can you describe to the function of your workplace / company?
  4. How many departments, how many offices. National or International?
  5. What are the minimum requirements for employment ie Education or Experience?
  6. How many opportunities are there to ‘move up the ladder’?
  7. What is the process for changing job roles ie Interview? Test?
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  1. Current projects? Deadlines? Opportunities?
  2. Anything of interest happening?
1. A New Year’s resolution is a promise someone makes to do something that will improve their life in the coming year. A lot of people make New Year’s resolutions to be healthier.
2. According to a 2019 survey from YouGov, 50% of Americans who made resolutions said that they would exercise more in 2020. Another 2019 survey from YouGov found that 47% of British people have made a resolution to exercise more at some time in the past.

(1)Are you planning to make a New Year’s resolution? Why? Why not?

(2)How do people usually celebrate New Year where you live? Do you have any plans for New Year’s Eve?

3.[responsivevoice voice = "US English Female" buttontext = ""]Forty-three percent of Americans making resolutions for 2020 said they wanted to eat healthier, as have 41% of Brits at some time in the past. Losing weight was popular in the US, where it was a goal for 37% of people who made resolutions for 2020. But it has been more popular in Britain overall, with 44% promising to lose weight at least once before.

4. But not all New Year’s resolutions are about health. Almost half of Americans that made resolutions promised to save money in 2020, and so have 31% of Brits at some time in the past. Popular resolutions in the US also include traveling more, learning a new skill and making more friends.

(1)If you could take a year off to travel, where would you go?

(2)Are you currently trying to save money? If so, what are you saving for?

(3)In your opinion, what’s the best way to lose weight? Why do you think so?

5. However, it’s important to remember that New Year’s resolutions can be difficult and most people fail to achieve them. To succeed, it helps to start with small changes instead of trying to do too much at once.
6. For example, if you want to exercise more, try going to the gym just a few times a week instead of every day. Getting support from other people helps too, especially if they have the same resolutions as you.

(1)What are you most looking forward to next year?

(2)What was the best thing that happened to you in 2021?

(3)Can you think of any new skills that you would like to learn?

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